loyalty to a state or section rather than the whole country
Sectionalism
A proslavery person who rode from Missouri to Kansas to battle antislavery forces
Border Ruffian
Senator from Illinois who wrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act
Stephen Douglas
Bill that would ban slavery in the territories acquired after the war with Mexico. Proposed by David Wilmot
Wilmost Proviso
The Fugitive ________ Act enforced all citizens to assist in returning runaway slaves
Slave
The concept that people could vote on whether their state would be free or slave
Popular Sovereignty
Author of the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850. Known as the "Great Compromiser"
Henry Clay
The Kansas-_______ Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820 and advocated popular sovereignty
Nebraska
President James _______ was elected in 1856 and was the only President from Pennsylvania
Buchanan
John ______ was a violent abolitionist who murdered slaveholders in Kansas and held a raid at Harpers Ferry to incite a slave rebellion
Brown
_______ Kansas is the nickname given to the Kansas Territory because of the violence that took place there
Bleeding
Free Soilers, northern Whigs, and antislavery Democrats formed the __________ Party to stop slavery from expanding
Republican
A Missouri slave who sued to end his slavery by arguing that living in free territory made him a free man
Dred Scott
The series of 7 Illinois debates for a seat in the Senate helped this individual to become a national figure
Lincoln
The formal withdrawal of a state from the Union
Secession
The _________ States of America was formed in 1861 by the Southern states after their secession from the Union
Confederate
South Carolina seceded from the Union after Lincoln won the ________ of 1860
Election
President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis